Cytotherapy 2021 11 31;23(11):980-984. Epub 2021 May 31.
Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI), Division of Hematology/ Oncology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA; Hematology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States.. Electronic address:
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has disproportionately affected patients with comorbidities, including recipients of solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplants (SCT). Upon recovery from COVID-19, the degree of the immunological protection from reinfection remains unclear. Here we describe a 33-year-old patient with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) who had undergone liver transplantation with splenectomy followed by allogeneic SCT in 2013 after an initial failed liver and umbilical cord transplant. Read More